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Active Legal Entity Identifiers Set to Top 1.5 Million by End 2019

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is forecast to pass the 1.5 million mark of active identifiers in the fourth quarter of this year, another landmark for the LEI, which has seen relatively slow adoption despite capital markets participants’ calls for data standards. The fourth quarter forecast is made in the Global LEI Foundation’s (GLEIF’s) second...


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Kingland Increases Accuracy of Text Analytics for Unstructured Data

Kingland continues to push the technology envelope with enhancements to its Text Analytics Platform Suite, which we touched on in last week’s catch up on the company with president Tony Brownlee. The enhanced solution includes new administration menu options with deeper analysis and metrics for unstructured data sources and events, and improvements to Named Entity...

Bloomberg Acquires RegTek.Solutions Amid Growing Demand for Reporting Integration

Last week Bloomberg announced the acquisition of RegTek.Solutions, a 2017 software spin-out from capital markets consulting firm Risk Focus. The move marks a renewed focus from Bloomberg on the regulatory reporting space, amid growing demand from financial institutions for more strategic, harmonised solutions to help meet today’s increasingly rigorous compliance challenges. Financial institutions are facing...

DSB Industry Consultation Calls for Improved Data Quality and Cybersecurity

Following our recent report on the results of the Derivatives Service Bureau’s (DSB’s) first 2019 industry consultation the Bureau has today released the results of its second 2019 industry consultation. In line with the first 2019 report, the second shows ongoing industry interest in further analysis of DSB functionality with a view to the delivery...



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Upcoming Webinar: FRTB: The time to get your data in order is now

Date: 12 September 2019 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET. Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation requires firms within its scope to source significant amounts of data, some of which has not previously been required and is difficult to pin down. The data management challenges of the regulation’s Internal Model…

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Entity Data Management Handbook – Fifth Edition

Welcome to the fifth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook, sponsored for the fourth year running by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company. The past year has seen a crackdown on corporate responsibility for financial crime – with financial firms facing draconian fines for non-compliance and the very real…

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Data as the Catalyst for Innovation in Asset and Wealth Management

Fund managers and wealth management firms are being squeezed between downward pressures on sources of revenues and upward pressures on costs. Firms are facing a migration to passive investment funds, with some research suggesting a one-third drop in active management fees by 2023. Meanwhile, the ongoing regulatory onslaught is adding to costs. Under pressure to...

Applying Emerging Technologies to Real-World Business Challenge in Financial Services

Today’s world of technology is evolving at lightning speed for financial services firms. Terms like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and distributed ledger technology (DLT) bandied about, technology conversations seem to be all about hype. The reality is that financial services firms need to understand the impact that these new technologies could have and...

Systematic Internalisation Under MiFID II: What’s Needed Now

From September 1, 2018, firms within the scope of MiFID II that breach volume thresholds set by ESMA on August 1, 2018 for internal matching of client orders will be required to register as systematic internalisers (SIs) and operate within the SI regime detailed in the regulation. Sounds pretty straightforward, but that is far from...

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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

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Data Management Summit London

Now in its 8th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in London explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.

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Data Lineage

Data lineage traces data from source to destination, noting every move the data makes and taking into account any changes to the data during its journey for full traceability. It is critical to regulatory compliance and offers numerous business and operational benefits. Read all about what it is, who it impacts, what the challenges and potential solutions are, as well as review our latest content on the topic and a list of solutions providers.

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